Are you the same as Big Brothers Big Sisters?
No, BBBS is a 1:1 mentoring program where the youth and mentor go on outings a few times a month. BGC is a comprehensive youth development program that serves all its members in one place every day during out of school hours.
What does a typical day at BGCMV look like?
During the school year, all members are expected to complete their homework daily during Power Hour. Staff and volunteers are on hand to assist with any questions members may have.
After that, members participate in different activities. We have a wide variety of programs that are in our five Core Program Areas: Education and Career Development, Character and Leadership Development, Health and Life Skills, The Arts, and Sports, Fitness, and Recreation. For more information about our core programs, please see the Program tab of this website.
We also provide guest speakers, special events, and field trips to our members.
After program time, members have Social Recreation time, where they can learn recreation games such as pool or ping pong, play video games, finish art projects, and have free time with their friends.All of our clubs provide a snacks and meals for members daily.